Samsung has kick-started the Android tablet space with the Galaxy Tab which is being released globally. The Tab considered the first Android tablet that is a genuine competitor to the iPad due to its impressive hardware configuration and build quality. Steve Jobs has stated that 7 inches is too small for a tablet, but that is not my experience having used the Galaxy Tab for a few days. The form factor is highly mobile, and the screen is a good size for dishing up the web.
We previously showed the unboxing of the Galaxy Tab on video, and now we take a tour around the tablet in this new video, showing how a screen just a bit larger than a smartphone’s can offer more utility than even a phone with the largest screen available. In the video you see the Galaxy Tab running several third-party apps that turn the tablet into a great web device, something the integrated 3G in most models is well suited to do. I only used one hand to demonstrate the Tab, something that I cannot do comfortably with the iPad. The Galaxy Tab is also shown side-by-side with the HTC EVO 4G, the Android phone with a 4.3-inch screen. Check out the video and don’t miss our first impressions of the Galaxy Tab.
Related content from GigaOM Pro (sub req’d):